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Boy commits suicide after refusal of cell phone request

By Our Correspondent
April 05, 2024
A representational image of a police tape wrapped on a tree at a crime scene. — AFP/File
A representational image of a police tape wrapped on a tree at a crime scene. — AFP/File

LAHORE:A 12-year-old boy took his own life in the Mission Colony area of Raiwind City on Thursday. The incident occurred when the boy's mother reportedly refused to provide him with a cell phone.

The victim identified as Ayan had requested his mother for a cell phone. His mother declined his request and briefly left for a neighbour's house. On her return, she found her son hanging. Man stabs nephew over domestic issue A man stabbed his nephew to death over a domestic issue in Sandah police area on Thursday. The victim was identified as Umar, 25. The accused fled from the scene. The police shifted the body to the mortuary.

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